Plan Your Visit

Please Note: The Railway Garden is closed for the season.

COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines

  • The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and guests are our main priority. While our essential staff will continue to maintain our grounds, they will be practicing social distancing at all times (at least 6 feet of space between individuals). Please do not approach staff with questions. Call 219-462-0025 if needed.
  • All facilities are currently closed, including restrooms. Outdoor, portable restrooms are available.
  • We recommend bringing your own sanitary items, such as hand sanitizer and sanitary wipes.
  • Please continue to visit our website and social media pages for updates.


Daily Admission

Admission is free November through March.

Daily admission for non-members is $10 per carload. Special pricing exists for PNW students, minibuses, tour buses and others.

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Hours and Directions

Located between Valparaiso and Merrillville, Indiana, Gabis Arboretum is open daily. Hours vary based on the season.

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Due to varied surfaces and elevations throughout the arboretum, touring the entire 300 acres may be difficulty for some visitors. They Meyer Pavilion and Railway Garden are accessible to wheelchairs and strollers via paved routes.

For more information, please contact us at 219-462-0025 or

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